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Antipater of Akanthos (56)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Antipatros of Akanthos Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 Work mentioned: Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Eustathius on Homer, Odyssey, 11.521, 16…

Abaris (34)

(2,806 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda , α 18 , s.v. Abaris (῎Αβαρις) Adler Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: mythology - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Suda, α 18 , s.v. Abaris (῎Αβαρις)Σκύθης, Σεύθου υἱός. συνεγράψα…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

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Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 April 2008. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World, Birth of Apollo and Artemis, Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros, Strife of Athena and Poseidon, Lock of Leto: T1; On Unbelievable Tales: T2; Histories of Cyprus, Delos, Attica and Arabia: T3, T3b; Egyptian Theology, Mythical Stories, Solutions to Mythical Stories, Synopses of the works of Simonides, Trojan History, Peculiar History: T4; Trojan History: F1 - F3bis, F5, F6, F6a; unknown: F4, F7 - F9(…

Epimenides (457)

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Author(s): Toye, David L.
This entry was prepared by David L. Toye and published on 1 April 2007. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | B. Authors on Single Cities and Regions | XXXVIII. Crete Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 457 T 1 Source: Diogenes Laertios, Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers 1.109-115 Work mentioned: Source date: 3rd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - Library of Congress Textual base: Jacoby Diogen…

Hekataios (264)

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Author(s): Lang, Philippa
This entry was prepared by Philippa Lang and published on 1 April 2012. About this Historian Historian: Hekataios Jacoby number: 264 Attested works: Historian's date: 4th century BC 3rd century BC Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | A. Authors on Different Cities and Regions | Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 264 T 1 Source: Suda, s.v. ῾Εκαταῖος ᾽Αβδηρίτης (ed. Diels-Kranz, Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker5 73 [60] A 1) Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: biography-to 500 - …

Dio Chrysostom (707)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 October 2015. About this Historian Historian: Dio(n) Chrysostomos Jacoby number: 707 Attested works: Historian's date: 2nd century AD Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples ( Horography and Ethnography) | C. Authors on Single Countries | IX. Getae and Goths Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 707 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, Δίων ὁ Κάσσιος χρηματίσας Work mentioned: Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: history, ancient - Library of Congress ethnology - Library of Congress Textual base: …

Anonymous, On Samos (545)

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Author(s): Madreiter, Irene
This entry was prepared by Irene Madreiter and published on 1 April 2015. About this Historian Historian: Anonymous, On Samos Jacoby number: 545 Attested works: Historian's date: uncertain Historical focus: Place of origin: unknown   BNJ 545 F 1 Source: Pausanias, Description of Greece 7.4.1-4 (ed. Rocha-Pereira) Work mentioned: Source date: 2nd century AD Source language: Greek Fragment subject: geography, ancient - Library of Congress constitutional history, ancient - Library of Congress genealogy - Library of Congress etiology - Library of Congress asylum, right of - …

Abaris (34)

(6,281 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Abaris Jacoby number: 34 Attested works: ‘Skythine’ Oracles, Marriage of the (River) Hebrus, Purifications, Theogony, Arrival of Apollo amongst the Hyperboreans: T 1; The Oracles of Abaris: T 2b Historian's date: 6th century BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History ( Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature | Place of origin: 'The Hyperboreans'   BNJ 34 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Abaris (Ἄβαρις), α 18 Adler Work mentioned: Marriage of the…

Palaiphatos of Athens (44)

(7,815 words)

Author(s): Nünlist, René
This entry was prepared by René Nünlist and published on 1 October 2018. About this Historian Historian: Palaiphatos of Athens Jacoby number: 44 Attested works: Creation of the World: T1; Birth of Apollo and Artemis: T1; Utterances and Speeches of Aphrodite and Eros: T1; Strife of Athena and Poseidon: T1; Lock of Leto T1; <On> Unbelievable <Tales>: T2; History of Cyprus: T3; History of Delos: T3; History of Attica: T3; History of Arabia: T3; On the Unbelievable <Tales>: T3a; Egyptian Theology: T4; Mythical Stories: T4; Solutions to Mythical Stories: T4; Synopses: T4; Trojan History: T4, F…

Aristeas (35)

(35,674 words)

Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2019. About this Historian Historian: Aristeas Jacoby number: 35 Attested works: Arimaspeian Epic: T 1- T 2, T 7b, F 1a-F 9; Theogony: T 1 Historian's date: 610 - 600 BC Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Prokonnesos   BNJ 35 T 1 Source: Suda, Lexikon, s.v. Ἀριστέας, α 3900 Adler Work mentioned: Arimaspeian Epic; Theogony Source date: 10th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Lexicography - Library of Congress Frag…

Antipater (56)

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Author(s): Dowden, Ken
This entry was prepared by Ken Dowden and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Antipater Jacoby number: 56 Attested works: n.a. Historian's date: 1st century AD Historical focus: I. Mythological History (Genealogy and Mythography) | C. Monographs, Novels, Pseudographic Literature Place of origin: Akanthos   BNJ 56 F 1a Source: Eustathios of Thessalonica, Commentary on Homer, Odyssey 11.521, 1697.53 (1.432 Stallbaum) Work mentioned: n.a. Source date: 12th century AD Source language: Greek Source genre: Commentaries--History and criticism - Library of Con…

Epimenides (457)

(36,714 words)

Author(s): Toye, David
This entry was prepared by David Toye and published on 1 April 2018. About this Historian Historian: Epimenides Jacoby number: 457 Attested works: The Birth of the Kouretes and Korybantes: T 1; Theogony: T 1; The Building of the Argo: T 1; The Voyage of Jason to Kolchis: T 1; On Sacrifices and the Constitution in Crete: T 1; On Minos and Rhadamanthys: T 1; Purifier: T 3a; Purifications: T 7; Oracles: T 8a, F 2; Kretika: T 9a, T 9b; History of the Telchines: T 10, F 22: Genealogies: F 12a, F 12b; Kretika: F 18, F 19 Historian's date: unknown Historical focus: III. History of Cities and Peoples (Hor…

Marmor Parium (239)

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Author(s): Sickinger, James P.
This entry was prepared by James P. Sickinger and published on 1 April 2016. About this Historian Historian: Marmor Parium Jacoby number: 239 Attested works: Historian's date: 3rd century BC 2nd century BC Historical focus: II. Chronography ( Political-Military History) | D. Chronologies | Place of origin: unknown Commentary For discussion of the physical features and history of the inscription, see the 239 Biographical Essay, below. The opening sentence of the Marmor Parium , or Parian Marble (hereafter MP), is inscribed in letters slightly larger than those of the ma…